The following resources have been collected to assist undergraduate students studying (or considering studying) philosophy. If you have a resource you would like to see added to this list, please send us your suggestion.
Who Studies Philosophy?
Well-known people in business, politics, entertainment, and other disciplines who studied philosophy at some point in their lives.
Famous Philosophy Majors Poster
Catherine Nolan, a philosophy graduate student at SUNY Buffalo and an APA member, has created a great poster featuring names and photos of well-known people who majored in philosophy.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
From its inception, the SEP was designed so that each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field.
Wi-Phi: Open Access Philosophy
Short videos by prominent philosophers on different topics that are presented in a fun, interesting manner and are accessible to people with no background in the subject.
McNair Scholars Program
A federally funded program designed to prepare undergraduate students from under-represented groups for success in graduate school.
New Philosopher magazine
Newphilosopher.com is the website of New Philosopher magazine. It's an online portal for exploring philosophical ideas on ways to live a more fulfilling life. Read the articles, join in discussions, watch free online documentaries and plan your trip to the next festival near you.
Guide to Graduate Programs in Philosophy
The APA provides this guide to offer prospective philosophy graduate students and others with basic information about the opportunities in North America for professional training in philosophy.
Careers for Philosophers
Originally published in the APA Proceedings and Addresses 58:2 (November 1984), this document created by what is now known as the committee on academic career opportunities and placement (then the committee on career opportunities) is well aged but still contains useful information about how training in philosophy can be applied in a wide variety of fields within and beyond academia.
Philosophy Degress and Famous People who have 'em
An extensive post from Raymont’s Lists of famous people who have studied philosophy as well as a collection of articles that describe why a background in philosophy is useful for a variety of fields.
I Think, Therefore I Earn?
An article by Jessica Shepherd from the Guardian details the reasons why employers want to hire philosophy majors.